If you’re celebrating with that special someone this Valentine’s Day, make it one to remember by snuggling together with a delicious fondue.  Below is one of our favorites—an elegant Pale Ale Cheese infused with Rave Review!™ Original  Culinary Spirits™—the first line of spirits created specifically for cooking.  Enjoy!

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Ale-Infused Cheese Fondue 

Serves 4

Cheese Sauce

8 oz. shredded sharp cheddar cheese

8 oz. shredded Swiss cheese

2 tbsp. all-purpose flour

½ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. ground black pepper

1 clove garlic, halved

1 ½ cups Rave Review! ™Original Culinary Hops™

1 dash hot pepper sauce 

For Dipping

Bread and cooked meat, cut into pieces 


Combine cheddar cheese, Swiss cheese, flour, salt, and black pepper in a bowl. Rub cut side of garlic clove around bottom and sides of fondue pot. Pour Culinary Hops into fondue pot and slowly bring to a simmer over medium-low heat, about 5 minutes. Gradually add cheese while stirring, until cheese is melted and blended (for about 10 to 15 minutes).   Add hot pepper sauce and stir. Serve with bread or meat pieces.